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$1,050 per week
Strong

Overview

Glaziers measure, cut, finish, fit and install flat glass and mirrors.

Day-to-day

  • determining type and dimensions of glass required
  • laying glass over patterns on padded tables and in jigs
  • measuring and marking glass for cutting
  • examining glass and marking defective areas
  • cutting along patterns and templates
  • breaking off sheets and excess glass with notched tools and glass pliers
  • installing glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
  • smoothing rough edges using belt sanders and smoothing wheels
  • may coat, cut, etch, trim and treat glass to achieve special effects.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Glazier

  • You can work as a Glazier without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in glass and glazing is usually required. This course is often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

    Take a Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Team Work/ Collaboration

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  • Window Installation

  • Organisational Skills

  • Carpentry

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